Gordon Glisson at Belmont Park

Title

Gordon Glisson at Belmont Park

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This is a photograph of jockey Gordon P. Glisson.

Glisson, born in South Carolina, was named the country's leading rider in 1949 with 270 winning mounts. Notable wins include 1949's Santa Anita Derby with Old Rockport and in 1955's Hollywood Gold Cup with mount Rejected.

He was awarded the first ever George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in 1950.

Creator

Bernard Stanley Morgan

Date

1949-05-16

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

acetate negative

Files

10 - Morgan A65012 - 1949-05-16 Gordon P Glisson Jockey at Belmont Park.jpg

Citation

Bernard Stanley Morgan, “Gordon Glisson at Belmont Park,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 15, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/189.

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